Chang'e-4 spacecraft see the dark side of the Moon
Pink Floyd isn't the only one singing about the dark side of the moon now–China is too. The country last night was able to successfully land its Chang'e-4 spacecraft on the part of the moon that Earth.
The ship was launched in early December and has been orbiting around the space mass for weeks in preparation for the “dark side” landing. According to the state news source Xinhua, the Chang'e-4 successfully landed on the Von Karman crater.
Already, Xinhua has released a picture showing the world what this section of the moon looks like. The image shows a barren, golden surface with a large recess in view.